PhotoWorld Asia 2009 opened Thursday, January 29 at the Glorietta Ayala Mall in Manila. The 6-day photography convention and trade show features master classes to be conducted by three top U.S. photographers: Hanson Fong, Mary Fisk Taylor and Jamie Hayes.
The 3 master photographers will hold workshops on wedding photography as well as glamour and portrait photography. Participating photographers will also have a chance to shoot along with the U.S. guests. Hanson Fong, Mary Fisk Taylor and Jamie Hayes will be on hand to offer their tips and techniques on effective shooting.
Top Philippine photographers will also deliver their seminars on travel photography, sports photography, flash photography, underwater photography, color management and other topics.
The 6-day annual event (January 29 to February 3) features a trade exposition at the Activity Center of Glorietta. Major industry players like Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and others are there to showcase their latest products for the photography industry.